ERIC Number: EJ540198
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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England's Civic Universities and the Triumph of the Oxbridge Ideal.
Barnes, Sarah V.
History of Education Quarterly, v36 n3 p271-305 Fall 1996
Traces the changes in educational philosophy and practices that occurred within England's civic universities. The original intent of the state supported public universities was to provide professional and technical training for the growing middle class. Discusses the reasons that the civics eventually adopted the curriculum of the elite private schools. (MJP)
Descriptors: College Role, Educational Environment, Educational Experience, Educational History, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Educational Practices, Educational Principles, Elitism, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Private Colleges, Public Education, Social Values, Socioeconomic Influences, State Universities, Universities
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)